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[Australia] Hillary Clinton’s hedge on trade leaves Obama without political cover

In her book “Hard Choices,” published last year, Clinton raised concerns that echo Warren’s. She cited a case in which the Asia division of tobacco giant Philip Morris sued Australia over a “plain packaging” law, employing the dispute settlement provision
The Washington Post
added May 13, 2015 10:13
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[North Carolina] KELLY: Big Tobacco smokes Warren Wilson College

Warren Wilson has cultivated a tobacco-friendly culture, actively resisting the growing trend of tobacco-free college campuses. As a result, the school has one of the highest rates of tobacco use of any campus...“The Allure of the Smoking Hut” in The Ech
Mountain Xpress
added May 4, 2015 12:26
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[Asia-pacific] Some TPP provisions opposed by Hillary Clinton

The policy position is contained in her book Hard Choices, and was said to have been confirmed to the Post by a spokesperson for her presidential campaign. Obama and congressional Democrats are said to be locked in a bitter public feud over the TPPA, a
Tobacco Reporter
added May 1, 2015 12:03
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[Asia-pacific, Australia] Hillary Clinton Agrees With Elizabeth Warren On Trade Dispute With Obama

Clinton is opposed to a critical piece of the Obama administration's Trans-Pacific Partnership, which would give corporations the right to sue...Australian case that Clinton referenced in her book, however, is instructive....Philip Morris Asia is suing Au
Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 30, 2015 13:37
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[Arkansas] Cigarettes and Soviets: Historian to Write Book on Russian Smoking Culture

National Institutes of Health has awarded University of Arkansas historian Tricia Starks a $121,250 grant to continue her research of the history of smoking in Russia.
University of Arkansas
added Apr 22, 2015 08:52
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[Arizona] Work Explores Social Smoking on College Campuses

young adults ages 18 to 24 continue to smoke more than any other age group, Mimi Nichter writes in "Lighting Up: The Rise of Social Smoking on College Campuses." In interviews with hundreds of college students conducted over a 10-year period on two colle
University of Arizona
added Apr 2, 2015 17:29
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Cuomo Is Called Controlling but a ‘Contender’ in Unauthorized Biography

"The Contender" by Michael Shnayerson is to be released on March 31.... The book covers all the requisite parts of Mr. Cuomo’s life, from his early days smoking Kool cigarettes and driving a red Trans-Am
New York Times
added Mar 22, 2015 13:41
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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] Tobacco Atlas, 5th edition, launched at WCTOH

The Tobacco Atlas finds industry tactics are creating a future of missed opportunity to improve global health, wealth, and equality The Tobacco Atlas, Fifth Edition (“The Atlas”), and its companion mobile app and website TobaccoAtlas.org, were unveiled
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:02
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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] New tobacco atlas details scale, harms of tobacco epidemic

The Tobacco Atlas, Fifth Edition ("The Atlas"), and its companion mobile app and website TobaccoAtlas.org, were unveiled today by the American Cancer Society and World Lung Foundation at the 16th World Conference on Tobacco or Health. The Atlas graphical
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 19, 2015 10:35
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Doubt over climate science is a product with an industry behind it

sow doubt and discredit science to maintain industry profits was one honed by the tobacco industry... Among the many thousands of documents, is Bad Science: A Resource Book – described in Merchants of Doubt as a “how-to handbook for fact fighters”. Produ
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 7, 2015 18:46
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